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Ex-Man Utd star Nani, 35, joins Serie A battlers Venezia who label him ‘one of most talented wingers of his generation’

FORMER MANCHESTER UNITED star Nani has joined Serie A side Venezia on an 18-month deal.

And the Italian outfit labelled the 35-year-old ‘one of the best wingers of his generation’.

Nani has signed for Serie A strugglers Venezia
The Portuguese is still in excellent shape at 35

He played 230 times for United between 2007 and 2015.

And despite his 41 goals and 73 assists in that time, the ‘best winger of a generation’ tag might be a little over the top.

Venezia are 17th in Serie A and just a point outside the relegation zone.

And a club statement read: “Nani joins Venezia FC.

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“One of the most talented wingers of his generation.

“He has honors including a European Championship, a Champions League, four Premier League titles, and three Portuguese Cups.

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“Nani signs through 2022-23.”

And Nani wrote in Instagram: “I am really happy to have signed for @veneziafc!

“It’s great to be part of this impressive project in such a beautiful city.

“It’s time to get to work and give 100 per cent for the team and all the fans.

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“Andiamo!”

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Nani signed for United from Sporting Lisbon and had a short spell back with the Portuguese side before he left Old Trafford permanently for Fenerbahce in 2015.

He has since played for Valencia, Lazio and Orlando in the MLS.

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